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Clause Celebre: Taiwan Leader Must Convince China She's No 'Splittist'

Souvenirs of Taiwan president-elect Tsai Ing-wen are displayed at Tsai's ancestral home in Pingtung, Taiwan April 27, 2016. Picture taken April 27, 2016. REUTERS/TYRONE SIU

Tsai Ing-wen becomes Taiwan's first woman president this month when her mission will be to convince giant neighbor China her Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is not seeking independence, any hint of which could lead to war.

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Depression Reigns As EU Presidents Debate Future Of Europe

European Parliament President Martin Schulz looks on during a meeting at the Capitol Hill in Rome, Italy, May 5, 2016. REUTERS/MAX ROSSI

The presidents of Europe's three main institutions on Thursday presented a bleak picture of the European Union, saying the 28-nation bloc lacked leadership and was descending into petty, nationalistic politics.

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Air Strikes Hit Camp In Syria, U.S. Condemns Assad Statement

A general view shows a damaged street with sandbags used as barriers in Aleppo's Saif al-Dawla district, Syria March 6, 2015. REUTERS/HOSAM KATAN/FILE PHOTO

Air strikes on a camp housing Syrians uprooted by war killed at least 28 people near the Turkish border on Thursday, a monitoring group said, and fighting raged in parts of northern Syria despite a deal to cease hostilities in the city of Aleppo.

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Israel Says Found Second Hamas Tunnel From Gaza Since 2014 War

Relatives of Palestinian woman Zena Al Omor, whom hospital officials said was killed by fragments of an Israeli tank shell, mourn during her funeral in the southern Gaza Strip May 5, 2016. REUTERS/IBRAHEEM ABU MUSTAFA

Israel's military said it had discovered a cross-border tunnel on Thursday built by the Islamist group Hamas from the Gaza Strip during a rare flare-up of violence along a border that has been largely quiet since a 2014 war.

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Survivors Found 6 Days After Kenyan Building Collapse

Elizabeth Night Odhiambo is carried away in a stretcher by medics as she is rescued after being trapped for six days in the rubble of a collapsed building, in the Huruma area of Nairobi, Kenya, Thursday, May 5, 2016. After discovering the woman alive and conscious, rescuers administered an IV and oxygen but then had to work for a number of hours to free her from the rubble she was trapped in, before taking her away to hospital. After she was brought to the hospital, Odhiambo underwent an emergency cesarean section, and doctors told Onyango the baby had died in the womb. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)NAIROBI, Kenya: Rescuers found four survivors Thursday in the rubble of an apartment building that collapsed six days ago amid heavy rains in the Kenyan capital, raising hopes that more people might still be alive in a disaster that has left dozens dead and missing.

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'No Boots On The Ground' Has Its Limits As U.S. Navy SEAL Is Killed In Iraq

U.S. Navy Warfare Operator 1st Class Charles Keating IV, 31, of San Diego. U.S. Navy via Reuters

A pickup truck races toward a burning village in northern Iraq, slamming to a halt behind an armored convoy that forms the only barrier between U.S. forces and Islamic State.

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Canadian Wildfire Explodes In Size, Forces More Evacuations

A Canadian Joint Operations Command aerial photo shows wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada in this image posted on twitter May 5, 2016. Courtesy CF Operations/Handout via REUTERS

A catastrophic wildfire that has forced all 88,000 residents to flee Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada exploded tenfold in size on Thursday, cutting off evacuees in camps and shelters north of the city.

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Teen Convicted Of Murder In Fire That Killed NY Cop

Suspect Marcell Dockery, center, outside the 60th Precinct on Monday. Photo: WSJNEW YORK: A teenager was convicted Thursday of setting a mattress fire that killed a New York City police officer and severely injured his partner after the two were overcome by smoke and carbon monoxide.

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Trump Says Britain Would Be Better Off Without EU - Fox News

Republican U.S. presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump speaks to supporters after his rival, Senator Ted Cruz, dropped out of the race following the results of the Indiana state primary, at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 3, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Republican U.S. presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump speaks to supporters after his rival, Senator Ted Cruz, dropped out of the race following the results of the Indiana state primary, at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 3, 2016. REUTERS/LUCAS JACKSON

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Thursday he thought Britain would be better off out of the European Union.

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Philippine Fishermen Favour Strong President To End China's Blockade

A 30-foot trawler named "Marvin" lies beached on a grass bank overlooking the South China Sea, idle since China's coastguard began driving away Philippine fishermen after a fierce standoff four years ago.

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